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I Am Stuck In a Rut

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    There's Nothing Even Really Wrong. -     i am fed and loved and have my very own bed to sleep in. i even have two funny little cats.  but every day i wake up from...
    littlelou2 littlelou2 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2009

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    Though, I'm Finaly Peeking Over the Edge. - I've been stuck (and screaming) in this rut of mine for a long time, and quite frankly, it's depth has only increased as time passed. I...
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F Oct 27, 2008

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    Stuck In a Stupid Cycle - Its this stupid cycle im stuck in. I get up go to work come home eat and sleep. wake up get dreesed and back to work. Then on my days off I do nothing. I...
    rfsfbb rfsfbb 19-21, F 4 Responses Feb 25, 2008

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    Within Limits - I can't separate him from my thoughts. It just one of those things I refuse to give up on. I don't know him but I feel connected somehow. He's practically a...
    MeridianSplendor MeridianSplendor 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27, 2008

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    Confused Love - I been off and on with a friend and fellow musician, sex is amassing and cool we can talk about things. I decided to see a firefighter who I met thru friends...
    hrodriguez9009 hrodriguez9009 22-25, F Nov 19, 2013

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    Nuclear Rut. - Argh! The enormity of the annoyance that I feel apon myself is indescribable. I do nothing all day besides sleep at 3 in the morning after sitting online all day and...
    imsohorridithurts imsohorridithurts 18-21 5 Responses Jan 5, 2011

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    Following My Dreams - Things are harder these days, I feel overwhelmed at times. I'm waiting for it all to turn for the better. It seems so long since I could be carefree...
    okay10 okay10 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    I Don't Know - I don't know what I need to be happy, and I want to cos I've been depressed for too long and I hate it. I wake up feeling empty & bleak & I wanna stop taking my...
    beloe beloe 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 6, 2012

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    I'm at an all time low with my motivation ... I just want to lay in bed all day and do nothing ! I'm fed up of everyone and anything around me ... When people talk to me I just...
    Liveandlovefree Liveandlovefree 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2013

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    Going Nowhere With My Job, Life, Everything - Today am feeling fried,  totally sexually starved so my brain is fixated southwards looking for some salvation.  At the same...
    LifesaBeach69 LifesaBeach69 31-35 2 Responses Jul 29, 2009

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    Can't Seem To Move Forward - Over 3 years ago I ended my relationship with my children's father thinking he was holding me back from being the person I wanted to be. There was a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    Stain - My friends are all either in long term relationships, or at the least steady ones. The only girls I have any regular contact with at the moment are 2 messenger buddies...
    beloe beloe 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 7, 2012

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    I Want You To Feel It - So I have been working on my book, which is my life story. I am only 19 yet I have so much to share. I have come to the point where I dont know how to...
    imperfectbeauty imperfectbeauty 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    I want so much more than this life of morbid self depreacation... i feel like a corpus of my former self...rotting away..sluggish..moving throu this world in a state of unliving...
    BlueRoses1613 BlueRoses1613 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Where Do I Go From Here? - Hello, my name is Andrew and i have lived on a ranch in the middle of owhere with my family for years. I have only left to train in electrical and...
    Cid123 Cid123 22-25, M Aug 10, 2013

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    That Was Then - 2012 has been a great year! I had a few trying years and this last year was spectacular. I got to see new places, there was plenty of work for me close by which...
    okay10 okay10 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

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    ... - Every time I try to pull away, you reel me in like I’m the fish and you’re the one with the net. I don't know if I want to write any more than that. That's it...
    Pretzel Pretzel 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 7, 2008

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    Could Be Better - I'm starting at a new college in 2 weeks & already I'm not looking forward to it cos I feel like I have nothing to gain. It was my bornday recently & most of my...
    beloe beloe 22-25, M Aug 4, 2011

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    My Rut - I really dont know where to start with my story. currently I am in a relationship with a guy who takes really good care of me but will not let me breathe. He is always...
    wvicky96 wvicky96 36-40 Apr 28, 2011

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    Stuck In A Groove - The Rut ________ It is so easy to fall into. It keeps calling. Come home. Come home. Stay close. Stay warm. But I won't fall back in. I will rise above. I...
    Sungirl3 Sungirl3 46-50, F 20 Responses Jun 8, 2013

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    Feeling Stuck... - It has been a rough few years of my life. Everytime I try to make a change somehow I get back in the same place! I lost my mom about 3 years...
    Ali1967 Ali1967 41-45 May 5, 2009

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    Stuck In a Relationship Rut - I think I've just realized that I'm stuck in the rut of my marriage.  It's been dawning on me slowly, slowly, and I've been running from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 25, 2009

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    Every Week Is the Same For Me Right Now - Unless I am here on EP there is nothing that is changing about my life right now.   My mission in life is to find a job which means...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 9, 2009

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    It's Tough Getting Motivated and Inspired. - Thinking about writing this, I seem to answer all my questions. I'll write then erase because I know the reason why. So, if I know why...
    aquasky aquasky 46-50 3 Responses Aug 5, 2009

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    Jobs I've Had:---working With The Elderly--- - I am 21 years old. femaleJOB:Home instead Senior careJob title:CAREgiverJob descrition: Anything and everything, go to their home...
    heatherjodawn heatherjodawn 18-21 1 Response Jan 30, 2011

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    How We Get Into A Rut In The First Place - And Keys To Getting Out! - I find that I can go down that slippery slope of getting into a rut when I fail to stick to a routine and fall...
    Beatrices Beatrices 46-50, F Sep 15, 2010

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    Too Many Changes - I want to be surrounded by good people. I'm trying to get to know people and getting hurt. I just want to wake up happy tomorrow ill start with that. I can only...
    okay10 okay10 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    No Idea - I am second guessing all of my decisions and realizing I don't know what I want. I dont know if I chose the right profesion and I feel as if I'm doing something wrong...
    Westwoodseast Westwoodseast 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    Getting Out of the Rut - All I had to do was read my entry the next day; that made me want to change right then and there. Looking at yourself from the outside really helps. I...
    aquasky aquasky 46-50 2 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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    Loving Too Much - being the other woman is not easy, especially when your married yourself. Feb of this year, I had a minor surgery that turned major. My surgeon, Jamie is...
    lovetomuch lovetomuch 31-35 Aug 22, 2008

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    It was so embarrassing!!! So okay me and my friends were playing in the park, and Michelle who was 14 decide to get in the baby swing! She got stuck! Hahaha! Everybody was laughing...
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    What a fabulous song to get stuck in my head this morning..as the sun just now at this moment, shot over the horizon in all it's beautiful brilliance.."Morning Has Broken" - Cat...
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    I am stuck. I hate myself and my life. I can't work because of my mental illness but I can't find a doctor who actually thinks I have one. My husband is the only one who supports...
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    Why is there so so many stuck up ppl on hear it is all Americans like this????
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    I miss the past! There were so many good times. I fell in love, I had such great times with my best friends, had amazing sex. Now I'm stuck there. Yes there were also horrible...
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    The exhilarating feeling u get when ur charged to face the next challenge in ur life. A part of me fears the impending doom, the day when I'll be depressed but today I'll savor...
    trybettermyself trybettermyself 22-25 Apr 6

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    rose114 rose114 16-17, F Mar 18

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    seasalticecream seasalticecream 16-17, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    thehoppa1991 thehoppa1991 22-25, M Mar 27

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